Taxes

We Need Bernie Sanders To Back Billionaire Taxation That Is Tangible: ‘1000 Families Top Tax Tier’ Plan

We Need Bernie Sanders To Back Billionaire Taxation That Is Tangible: ‘1000 Families Top Tax Tier’ Plan

While Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont (Ind.) has spoken at great length about income inequality and how to address it, the right-wing media always spins any tax increase proposals as if they’d effect whom they call “small business owners.” I feel the best defense against right-wing backlash on tax increases is to […]

No Confidence: Texas To ‘Repatriate’ Gold Reserves To Private Stockpile

No Confidence: Texas To ‘Repatriate’ Gold Reserves To Private Stockpile

Though it had been rumored for a while, last week Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed legislation that will create a state-run gold depository within the state. “The law will repatriate $1 billion of gold bullion from the Federal Reserve in New York to Texas. The bullion depository will serve as the custodian, guardian and […]

NC Senator Demands Answers: ‘I Lowered Your Corporate Taxes’ – Where Are The Perks?

NC Senator Demands Answers: ‘I Lowered Your Corporate Taxes’ – Where Are The Perks?

North Carolina Senator Bob Rucho is upset that the cost of his NFL tickets just went up. As reported by the Charlotte Business Journal, Rucho said, I told (Panthers president Danny) Morrison this the other day: I said, “You know, we lowered your corporate taxes, we lowered the (personal) income tax, we cleaned up the […]

Bill Gates: Tax Reductions ‘Nonsense,’ Economic Growth Best When Corporate Tax Rates Are High – VIDEO

Bill Gates: Tax Reductions ‘Nonsense,’ Economic Growth Best When Corporate Tax Rates Are High – VIDEO

Bill Gates doesn’t hold back when questioned about his opinion regarding taxing the wealthy. The co-founder of Microsoft has a combined net worth of greater than 80 billion dollars, but is very clear on where that money should be going: The highest economic growth decade was the 1960s. Income tax rates were 90 percent…I mean, the idea that […]

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